Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Ankle Pain

Wukich, Dane K.; Tuason, Dominic A.
August 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 10, p2002
Academic Journal
The article focuses on providing effective treatment and accurate diagnosis of chronic ankle pain. It discusses several causes of chronic ankle pain including the tarsal tunnel syndrome, the posterior tibial tendon dysfunction or the adult-acquired flatfoot deformity, and the flexor hallucis longus tendonitis. It notes that chronic ankle pain is a common presenting complaint in orthopedic surgery and requires a careful history and physical examination to arrive at the correct diagnosis.


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